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between clinton and trump. it will be their last chance to speak to millions of americans at once. >> we have team coverage of our top story tonight. we start with jeff gillan and the final preparations. jeff? >> reporter: that's right, reed. good evening from campus. tomorrow night could be a record audience and they are not only watching here. they are watching abroad, too. me of all people getting tailed for the day by danis it's not every day i'm on danish tv. i've never been on danish tv t so i asked how interested europe is in this election. huge, he says. >> it's fascinating, but it's also very much like a reality show. it's sort of -- it seems like american politics have hit a no low. >> reporter: not hard to see why. trump talking like a teen, the
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don't expect that to change. >> trump has said he's unshackled and he's been talking more so about how the election is rigged. >> reporter: could make for an interesting evening, says this man. >> we're expecting a very large viewership and we're expecting a very interesting debate. >> reporter: in the meantime, america watches and so does europe. >> the press becomes precedent in the u.s. and will become leader of t >> reporter: and back now live on campus, the excitement begins tomorrow night 6:00 p.m. we'll be watching every step of the way. jeff gillan, news 3. back to you. >> all right. jeff, thank you. we will continue our team coverage. security for the debate is extremely tight from flight restrictions, to road blocks. the secret service is in charge and taking no chances. >> and denise rosch is live and
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>> reporter: yeah, reed. they won't talk numbers but let's say this event will be well staffed. federal, state and local law enforcement here to protect not just the candidates but also the public and this is security that extends well beyond the thomas & mack. >> i think it's good to an extent. but it's too much. >> reporter: it's a tough week to be a student at unlv. parking lots closed, entire classroom buildings fenced off. the tight security that goes presidential debate. hillary clinton and donald trump on campus wednesday night. >> as the student that lives on campus, i have a car so i can't park on the student parking lot. >> i don't want the public here in las vegas to get frustrated. >> reporter: this man is the special agent in charge of the las vegas secret service office and says all of those
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place to put an event than in las vegas. we deal with major events all of the time. we deal with the conventions. >> reporter: while a barricade of shipping containers and uniformed officers standing out around campus are security measures you will see. there's plenty going on behind the scenes you won't. >> people that have tickets to attend the event will be be given instructions on how the best way to get there and where to go so they -- it's efficient. classes. >> yep. sure did. [laughter] >> that's the better part. >> reporter: and a new energy all over campus. those i talked to say it's great publicity for their school, unlv in the national spotlight but all of that security, they won't be sorry to see it go. >> i will be so happy. but then classes will start back. so i won't be as happy. >> reporter: and i wanted to show you this as well.
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student newspaper dedicated to the debate and helping students maneuver through all of that security. reporting live, i'm denise rosch for news 3. back to you in the studio. if you have got one of these things, you are thinking this is a great photo-op, metro police want to remind everyone drones are not allowed anywhere near the presidential debate at unlv. it's illegal to fly a drone within three and a half miles temporary flight restriction. news 3 will continue to cover all. angles for you through the debate and in the final weeks of the debate. you can always find the latest any time on and be sure to check in with our facebook and twitter pages for more discussion and content. all right. this is a reminder. time is running out. today is the last day to register to vote. you can only do it online or in person. take note. the clark county election office is open until 9:00 tonight.
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until midnight. registering by mail is no longer an option. police have arrested three teens connected to a massive brawl that spilled into two local fast-food restaurants, following a high school football game a couple of weeks back. the fight broke out on october 7th between students of centennial and arbor view. detectives say they are still looking for a fourth suspect. one girl was sent to the hospital after she was punched and kicked here. metro will nt identities of the suspects because they are juveniles. it's been a tough day for a lot of ufc employees. >> three months after the fight promotion was sold for $4 billion, new ownership is laying off people. >> amber dixon joins us with more on how many people we think might lose their jobs. >> yeah, they are telling us less than 15% of its employees will be laid off. the company employs about 400 people worldwide with the
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las vegas. the company says layoffs started today but would not specify how many locals will lose their jobs or which departments will be affected and then a junky reports that this includes high-level executives including gary cook. it was in july when wme-img bought it following repeated denials by dana white that it was for he said, listen, everybody who works for me, let this be the last thing you worry about. i have reached out to the new ownership, have not heard back from them, but the idea is being circulated that this is part of a new regime and we see that often with so many companies when they get new ownership. >> you definitely expected changes at the top but these are pretty deep cuts. >> definitely deep cuts. it will be interesting to see if
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the trial of ammon bundy is headed to the jury in connection to a standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge. closing arguments are taking place, today. he and six co-defendants are charged with preventing employees from doing their jobs when they seized the refuge for 41 days last winter. the case is not about western land policy, prosecutors say, the standoff or what bundy considered an unjust sentence convicted of arson. those areue raised or attempted to in his defense. tonight, unlv is one popular place this week with the debate. tonight, the brand-new medical school has something to celebrate. it was granted preliminary accreditation by the committee on medical education. the group that does this. that means they can start to accept students for the 2017 charter class. we have a medical school in town. dr. barbara atkinson calls today one of the highlights of her entire career.
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met all 12 standards set by the committee, curriculum. las vegas verses oakland. oakland is now taking notice. and new at 6:00, we'll look at the fight that's still ahead over this nfl franchise. we've got some warmth and wind in the immediate forecast but also a weekend outlook that might reopen some pools. your seven-day forecast -- coming up. the second tallest air traffic control tower in america. how it will improve travel for the millions of people flying in
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joe heck's and donald trump's views on women are disturbing. heck voted to defund planned parenthood 10 times. he was even willing to shut down the government over it. "do you believe in punishment for abortion?" "the answer is that, there has to be some form of punishment." while heck co-sponsored legislation to criminalize abortion, even in cases of rape. donald trump and joe heck are not for you.
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it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up.
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welcome back. las getting that nfl team but our city is now facing some competition. >> team owners and the nfl commissioner are together in houston tonight for their annual fall meeting and the future of the raiders is part of their discussion. >> our faith jessie is live at a popular spot for raiders' fans. could they be talking about las vegas becoming a raider nation? >> reporter: you know what? this morning's meeting in houston sparked a lot of troughs.
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it comes after brian sandoval signed the bill into law. it's worth $750 million. it's a move that could really catch the attention of the nfl owners calling the shots. >> raiders! >> reporter: it's us verses them. >> better than san antonio, better than carson, better than l.a. >> reporter: this could be charging towards las vegas. [ cheers ] >> reporter: a stadium bill signed into law yesterday will provide $750 million in public for the new football stadium. >> the best thing to happen in vegas in at least 20 years. >> reporter: nfl owners and the commissioner gathered for the meeting. the future home of the raiders is very likely on the table. >> i think it gives confidence to the league that las vegas is
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the stadium would not only be beneficial to the city of las vegas but also to the nfl organization. >> they want to get the $25 billion annually as the league and to me, in my opinion, you have to go global for that. and las vegas gives the nfl that global imprint. >> reporter: not everyone is on board. >> all of the attention is understandably on las vegas but we have been working constantly with larry mcneal. larry is the person that raiders have hired specifically to work on a stadium plan in oakland and that work has quietly been happening constantly and diligently. >> what a drive! >> reporter: but oakland's loss could become a las vegas treasure. >> they got $750 mel -- million at the table. we're illustrating we want to be a player. >> reporter: now, according to our sister station in houston, commissioner goodell is expected
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there's some comflynn thing reports about when they are supposed to vote on if the team is going to move in las vegas. we've been told it will happen in january. but it could be as far out as nine months from now. we'll be watching. reporting from the dive bar, faith jessie. the wildfire that destroyed 23 homes north of carson city is 90% contained thanks to heavy rains. more than 100 peo out early friday were expected to return to their homes today. the cause of the fire right now, still under investigation but fire officials say it started in the same area where a prescribed burn happened. the fire on mount charleston, the containment is up. a helicopter was able to support
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we want to find out what those winds will be doing next. news 3 is your weather authority. >> that's right. kevin janison joins us with a look outside. we are talking about wind. >> i'm a little worried about those breezes up on the mountain tomorrow. they won't be as strong as they were over the weekend and won't last as long. they should be gone by tomorrow night. before we get to our planet, let's go way off to a fall distant galaxy. the hubble telescope these are the gases around the outside edges of that star, being ejected outward and surrounding the core like a cocoon. this will happen to our sun. but probably not for about 5 billion years. wanted to -- get your affairs in order there. how about the view at red rock today? what a gorgeous day. a couple of thin clouds, blue sky, red rocks and a lot of people on the loop. you can definitely see the cars.
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like glass. tomorrow i think we'll get a little bit of a chop. lamb and oowens, 83. blowing at 3 miles an hour. green valley parkway, 77 and over the hump, it's 74 blowing at 2 miles per hour. current temperatures, a really nice evening. we've got most of the valley dipping in the low to mid-70s. work your way across town, 80 on the east side and sam boyd stadium. outside of t it's 54 in pioche and boulder city, 75. our high even though it's been cooler, still above normal. 82 degrees. 2 degrees above normal. 61 was the morning low. the green scene continues on the air quality report. that's good news. enough of a breeze coming to that we should keep all of the air quality in the good category. it's not just us.
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from texas, the east coast, chicago, 71. 80s in fork and washington. we'll start our day about 60, 67 depending upon where you leave the house. we're heading back to the lower 80s. difference tomorrow, there will be a steady breeze. remember, this is your base. this is your foundation. there will be gusts that will get up to 30 miles per hour tomorrow. as far as the sky is concerned, we should be clear, ankerria of high pressure that's pretty strong moving into breezes. this is strong and moving right on top of us. that's why we think the winds will die down. it's a one-day only sale as far as the breezes. with the high in place, the rest of the of the clouds are going up to the north. so your week will be calm and nice. probably won't see some clouds until sunday. chilly on the mountain. pahrump, 30s. caliente to the 20s. then high temperatures tomorrow, pretty nice.
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indian springs 76. we're expecting an even 8 -- even 80 in pahrump. after midnight, i expect a few breezes to pick up. 10 to 15. they will be steady 10, 20 tomorrow with a few of those gusts around 30 miles an hour. look for an official high of 81. looking ahead to your seven-day forecast, less breeze. more degrees. 83 on thursday. how about a third october run to 90 on saturday. there is another system coming in next week that could give us a slight chance for rain on monday and it could be the start of an active week as there's another system behind that that could make late next week interesting. so the moralof the story, enjoy it. >> and a hashtag, thanks. a major crackdown on human trafficking here in nevada.
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uncovered. and evidence of why you always need to be aware of your surroundings. the jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message.
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rkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself a "tea party radical." man: he wants to privatize social security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary.
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she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. thousands of nevadans go to work every day producing clean solar energy. but when congressman joe heck goes to work, he puts their jobs at risk. voting against nevada solar. and for billions in oil company tax breaks. while oil billionaires spend millions to elect heck. he's representing the interests of big oil. for our families, and he's not working for me. the sierra club and lcv victory fund are responsible for the content of this advertising.
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international crackdown on human trafficking in nevada. the 10th edition of operation cross country took place three days last week. agents successfully recovered three minors and arrested 44 adult prostitutes as part of this initiative. this year marked the first time this initiative took place in several countries. law enforcement, we're told from cambodia, the philippines and thailand, had operations in their country. while national high school graduation new highs, nevada is lagging behind. 71% of nevada's high school students graduated in the 2014/2015 school year. that's gone up 10%. a lot of progress. but it still ranks nevada third worse in the nation. the nba rate is at 83%. dumbing home, the miracle mile shops sold. it will be owned by an
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the former owner announced the sale over the weekend. news 3 live at 6:30 is up next. early voting starts in nevada on saturday. we're gonna tell you what law enforcement is doing to make sure your vote counts.
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joe heck's and donald trump's views on women are disturbing. heck voted to defund planned parerenthood 10 times. he was even willing to shut down the government over it. "do you believe in punishment for abortion?" "the answer is that, there has to be some form of punishment." while heck co-sponsored legislation to criminalize abortion, even in cases of rape. donald trump and joe heck are not for you. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is tryryin. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state.
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es tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. we're following breaking news out of san francisco tonight where police are looking for four suspects after four students were shot outside a school this afternoon. the school was put on lockdown
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>> all three victims were told to a hospital. one of them is in critical condition. right now, police believe one of the students may have been targeted. the eyes and ears that keep the air traffic around mccarran airport safe just got a major upgrade. >> the traffic control tower that was five years in the making was dedicated today and all decked out with the latest technology. >> news 3's sergio avila takes us inside a place most people are never allowed to go. >> reporter: the official di tower today, if you take a look at the old tower, basically the airport outgrew that tower of this much taller one will give controllers a much better -- better vantage point. it was in 1938 when the old tower was open. this man describes how much things have changed since that day.
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and took off here each year. >> reporter: now 525,000 flights bring in about 45 million passengers to the las vegas valley each year. the men and women working in the nearly $100 million tower already seeing major changes. better views and better equipment makes our skies safer. rosemary is the director of aviation for clark county. >> it's really important to us in las vegas because type of traffic that we have. >> reporter: during peak time, 16 controllers are working. making sure every take-off and landing runs smoothly. senator harry reid was on hand for the dedication and said this tower did much more for las vegas. >> this facility has created most of the jobs in southern nevada. this airport has added thousands


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